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Healthy Game-Day Snacks

Enjoy the big game with these festive finger foods and savory snacks, all just as tasty as the not-so-healthy traditional versions. These healthy snacks have fewer than 200 calories and 6 grams of fat per serving. We also considered sodium and gave bonus points for protein and fiber.

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    • Blue Cheese Apricot Balls

      When swirled with dried apricots and toasted walnuts, reduced-fat cream cheese and blue cheese make for a sweet and tangy mini cheese ball that is surprisingly low in calories. Serve the bite-size appetizers alone or with your choice of crackers.

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    • Mediterranean Chicken Wraps

      These fresh and crunchy chicken wraps are sure to score with guests at your football party. Filled with shredded chicken, crunchy vegetables, and a simple-to-make dilled yogurt sauce, the nutritious roll-ups ring up at just 106 calories per serving.

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    • Cauliflower Hummus

      Cauliflower is rich in nutrients and surprisingly adaptable. Hide the old-school veggie in this satisfying homemade hummus recipe along with fresh herbs and spices. 

    • Pizza Lettuce Wraps

      Extinguish the hunger of your game-day guests with this fast and fresh spin on pizza. Crisp lettuce leaves stand in for the crust while cherry tomatoes, cannellini beans, and turkey pepperoni provide the flavors of classic pizza toppings without all the calories.

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    • Two-Pepper Roll-Ups

      Wraps and roll-ups make easy eating while watching the game. Spice up these 100-calorie sandwiches with roasted chile peppers, seasoned cream cheese, and sweet peppers.

      Game-Day Recipe Tip: For guests that prefer a wrap that is a bit milder, substitute banana peppers for the poblano chiles. 

    • No-Bake Peanut-Apple Balls

      No time to prepare before the big game? No problem. These easy, apple-flavored appetizers require just five pantry ingredients and a quick chill in the refrigerator. 

      Game-Day Recipe Tip: Wet your hands to make these sticky peanut butter treats easier to handle.

    • Italian Parmesan Pretzels

      Make your favorite mall snack at home by rolling and folding bread dough into individual pretzel shapes. Pop ’em in the oven, then brush with buttery garlic and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.

    • Triple-Pepper Nachos

      Your game-day guests will be reaching for more of these cripsy corn nachos. We've covered them in all your favorite fixings -- melted cheese, chunky salsa, peppers, and more!

    • Buffalo Chicken Wings with Blue Cheese Dressing

      Good news! Buffalo wings can be heart-healthy. Just remove the skin from the chicken and bake, instead of fry, them.

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      Spinach-Parmesan Dip

      Kick off game day with a classic fan favorite: spinach dip. Bake artichoke hearts, onions, and spinach until tender, then stir in the works: sour cream, gooey cheese, and lemon juice for zip. Be sure to make two batches -- this dip will go quick!

    • Ultimate Spinach Dip: Baked as a Casserole!
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      Ultimate Spinach Dip

      This creamy and delicious spinach-feta dip doubles as a casserole! Find out how to make it for your next party or cozy weeknight in.

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      Barbecue Spice Roasted Chickpeas

      Set out small bowls of roasted chickpeas for guests to munch on during the game. We bake ours in a savory coating featuring barbecue spice, paprika, chili powder, and an assortment of salts.

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      Walnut-Apricot Baklava Bites

      Store-bought phyllo tart shells make these sweet baklava bites a snap to prepare. Just fill them with walnuts, apricots, and ginger, then drizzle with honey and nutmeg to finish.

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      Mini Margherita Pizzas

      Topped with fresh mozzarella cheese and juicy roma tomatoes, these irresistible pizzas will be gone before kickoff! Plus, at only 85 calories, these mini bites make a guilt-free snack.

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      Edamame and Ricotta Toasts

      Better than bruschetta, this all-star appetizer features creamy edamame and rich ricotta on crunchy slices of toasted French bread. Heighten the spread by stirring in garlic and fresh basil.

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      Honey-Sesame Snack Mix

      Turn rice cereal -- a pantry staple -- into a fabulous party snack with the help of lightly salted chips, crackers, and pumpkin seeds. A soy-honey glaze gives this mix an unexpected sweetness.

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      Spiced Apricots in Dark Chocolate

      Chocolate craving kicking in? Instead of reaching for a candy bar, dip dried apricots in rich dark chocolate, then sprinkle with ground chipotle chile pepper for a low-calorie, guilt-free snack.

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      Cheesy Snack Mix

      Coated in Parmesan cheese and zesty Italian dressing, this garlic-cheese mix makes an easy-to-scoop snack for any party.

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      Mango Pico de Gallo

      Fellow fans will love this gluten-free fruit salsa. It's low in fat and bursting with vitamin C. Add a pinch of cumin to the mix for sharp Mexican flavor.

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      Caramel Popcorn

      Just a little margarine and salt goes a long way in this deliciously guilt-free version of one of America's most popular party snacks.

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      Strawberry Margarita Cheesecake Minis

      Sink your teeth into tiny bites of strawberry and vanilla. You might want to make a double batch -- these rich and creamy low-cal treats might be gone before halftime!

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      Mango-Habanero Pulled Chicken Bites

      Touchdowns aren't the only thing that will get you fired up on game day. Habanero peppers, featured in these sweet-and-spicy mango chicken bites, add a hint of heat.

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      Broccoli-Cheese Dip with Potato Dippers

      Make a better version of baked potatoes with a creamy, cheesy, crowd-pleasing dip instead. Scoop up all your favorite toppings -- cheese, bacon, and broccoli -- in one savory bite.

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      Frozen Neapolitans

      Having trouble choosing your favorite ice cream flavor? With our melt-in-your-mouth Neapolitan minis, you won't have to. Enjoy three layers of luscious strawberry, smooth vanilla, and rich chocolate atop a crispy cereal-almond crust.

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      Confetti Peanut Butter Munchies

      Add even more flavor to your puppy chow with bits of dried mango, pineapple, and other delicious fruits. Pretzels coated in peanut butter and powdered sugar give crunch to this fan-favorite mix.

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      Creamy Collard Dip

      Kick off your football party with a creamy dose of cheesy garlic-bacon dip. Scoop it up with vegetable dippers, such as sweet pepper strips, or serve with thin bread sticks for a delicious low-calorie snack.

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      Spiced Tofu Spring Rolls

      Everyone will be grabbing these zesty favorites. The recipe is easy -- wrap a mixture of spicy tofu, shredded cabbage, carrots, and cilantro in translucent rice paper.

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      Cranberry-Sauced Meatballs

      Add some substance to the snack table with these delicious chicken or turkey meatballs. The meatballs get their snappy taste from cranberry-flavor barbecue sauce.

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      Chili Nuts

      Lively seasonings -- including chili powder, garlic powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, and ground cinnamon -- add sensational flavor to this snack without boosting its sodium level.

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      High-Protein Snacks

      Whether you're staving off a midday crash or fueling up while on the go, our protein-packed snack recipes are sure to keep you on your feet. Each of the tasty snacks supplies at least 7 grams of protein, offering an easy way to fill you up and give you long-lasting energy.
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